February 1947

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Reports of Recent Events ... 29 R.A.C. British Hill-Climb Championship ... 30 The 3-Litre Bentley ... 31 Personality Parade — No. 12 ... 35 The Edwardian Rolls-Royce ... 36 B.R.D.C. Notes ... 36...
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N.W.L.M.C. Gloucester Trial The results of this classic event were as follows. We commend to other clubs the grading of awards so that cars in different capacity classes were on an equal footing....
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One of the more interesting features of the coming season will be the British Hill-Climb Championship organised by the R.A.C. The conditions governing this contest are as follows:— 1. The R.A.C....
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[To many people the 3-litre which was evolved by W. O. Bentley just after the Kaiser War and which remained in production for six years, represents the finest sports car in the world. Amongst members...
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An interesting, feature of the Bristol car pre-view was the single, downdraught Solex carburetter, for which better acceleration to 60 m.p.h. and quieter running is claimed than for the triple S.U.s...
Chipstead Motors, Ltd. are holding an exhibition of vintage and modern sports cars at Empress Hall, Utley Road, S.W.6, on February 23rd, opening in the morning. The B.O.C. and B.D.C. are co-operating...
Most of the illustrations for this informative article were kindly loaned by the Bentley Drivers' Club. Those without captions depict the following (1) Duff's 3-litre at Le Mans, 1924; (4) An early 3...
Readers who require their 1946 issues bound and indexed should forward them to our offices. The charge for this service is 10s. 6d. and some delay is inevitable. The index can be supplied separately...
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A Series of Interviews with Personalities famous in the Realms of Motoring Sport No. 12 — Peter Monkhouse Somebody once gave as his doctrine for success the adage, "Bite off more than you can chew —...
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Brooke, Parnell and Abecassis have entered a team of E.R.A.s for the Swedish Winter Grand Prix, which will take place on February 9th, over 40 laps of a 5-km. snow circuit, on an aerodrome in...
John Bolster's "Veteran Types" article last December, on his 1911 "Silver Ghost" Rolls-Royce, car has aroused a lot of interest. Mr. W. A. Taylor, of Banwell, writes as follows of some early Rolls-...
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By "Baladeur" "Is racing played out? I think it is. Certainly it is of very little value today to the motor-car builder, and there are very few private owners indeed who will go to the big expense of...
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Driving through Oxford in a "T.C." M.G. "Midget" we espied in the Morris Showrooms a particularly stark vintage motor-car. It was, of course, none other than the very first M.G., the car which the...
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Worthwhile When Mr. H. L. Kenward, Director of Dunlop Distribution, introduced "Far Horizons," the film of Dunlop's contribution to victory, at the pre-view at Studio One, his speech ended in an...
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We Hear J. N. Morton is proposing to install a 3-litre Bentley engine in a 1925 Sunbeam chassis, and E. Hopewell Ash reports that he is using a 1922 Jowett 2-seater which he acquired last Easter, and...
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"FORD AT WAR," by Hilary St. George Saunders. It would be nice to forget war, but many exploits that contributed to victory remain to be told and make interesting, if morbid, reading. Fords have got...
"Understand Your Car," by H. A. Hazell, A.M.I.M.I. (Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd., price 5s.) A new edition of this little book has recently appeared, with many new illustrations. It is a useful...
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Sir, In order to vindicate my well-known and passionate love of accuracy in technical articles, I felt that I must write and point out two errors which appear in the printed version of my article...

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